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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffJonathan Aizen Date: May 31, 2003 9:30pm
Forum: freecache Subject: Re: feature request: traceroute collection

We might consider using ping -R instead of traditional traceroute beacuse

A) it's a little more efficient (it doesn't send an ICMP ECHO request for each hop)
B) it's more accurate

Only problem is it limits the diameter of your path to 9 nodes.

Just a thought :)

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or Staffbrewster Date: Jun 1, 2003 2:13am
Forum: freecache Subject: Re: feature request: traceroute collection

A full traceroute gives information about all the intermediate nodes. This can be useful to build a full map of the internet nodes and their timings. This hopefully would allow us to guess network timings for nodes we dont have (other nodes on network segments, and to other freecaches, without having to do everything at runtime).

-brewster